The Adventures of Reddy Fox

October 8, 2016; 10:04 pm

Thornton W. Burgess

These delightful stories created by the writer known famously as the Bedtime Story Man provide hours of endless enjoyment for readers both young and old.

Reddy Fox, the young hero is sent to stay with his grandma. Grandmother Fox is the “wisest, slyest and smartest fox in all the country around” and she takes it upon herself to educate Reddy in the things that every fox should know! Thus begins a battle of wits between Farmer Brown, Farmer Brown’s Boy, Reddy and Grandmother Fox. Interspersed with each story are tiny nuggets of valuable lessons on life—the dangers of pride and boastfulness, the value of friendship and loyalty, the perils of disobedience, nature’s laws, kindness to others even though they may be our enemies and other such wonderful bits of folksy wisdom. The Adventures of Reddy Fox takes the reader into an unforgettable world set in Green Meadows and Green Forest, and the twenty-six chapters trace Reddy’s development from a timid and fearful youngster into a smart and bold fellow. Reddy’s personality is a wonderful blend of curiosity, childhood rebellion, street-smartness and fun. Peopled with a host of characters like Mister Buzzard, Peter Rabbit (based on Beatrix Potter’s immortal creation) Unc Billy Possum, Jimmy Skunk and many more, this volume is sure to delight readers of all ages. Link: http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/

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